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Later this month in Manhattan, Trump is due to face a civil trial in a case brought by E. Jean Carroll, a longtime magazine columnist who alleges Trump raped her in a dressing room at the department store Bergdorf Goodman some time in the 1990s.

Former President Donald Trump was arraignment in New York City Criminal Court on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to charges rising from payments that were made weeks before the 2016 presidential election to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal. Read more»

Donald Trump at a town hall meeting in Derry, N.H.

Donald Trump will face criminal charges after a Manhattan grand jury returned an unprecedented indictment Thursday related to the payment of hush money during his 2016 run for office - the first ever criminal indictment against a current or former U.S. president. Read more»

Former President Donald Trump eventually pardoned his 2016 campaign chair, Paul Manafort, after Mueller's investigation led to Manafort's conviction of eight financial crimes. Manafort's ties to Deripaska are well documented.

Prosecutors accuse a former top FBI counterintelligence agent of having performed opposition investigations on behalf of a Russian oligarch whom Robert Mueller name-checked repeatedly in his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Read more»

Donald Trump and the Trump Organization separately face a looming $250 million civil suit, stemming from allegations the company routinely manipulated asset valuations and inflated Trump’s net worth by billions of dollars. 

Found criminally liable for a tax evasion scheme at trial, former President Donald Trump’s real estate companies were ordered to split a $1.6 million fine, the maximum possible penalty for a corporate entity. Read more»

Prosecutors argued that the companies are liable because Weisselberg and the controller at Trump Corp., Jeffrey McConney, were 'high-managerial' agents entrusted to act on behalf of the company and its various entities.

Jurors spent just 10 hours deliberating before delivering swift guilty verdicts after a monthlong criminal tax fraud trial for the Trump Organization and a three-year probe of former President Donald Trump and his business practices. Read more»

The border wall at Sunland Park, N.M.

A New York jury wasted little time before reaching a unanimous guilty verdict on Friday, convicting Colorado businessman Tim Shea on counts of fraud and conspiracy for his role in the sham charity We Build the Wall. Read more»

The border wall at Sunland Park, N.M.

Seizing on some uncertainty that won his client a mistrial four months earlier, the defense for a Colorado businessman indicted for his role in the We Build the Wall scheme told a new jury of New Yorkers that the case doesn't belong here. Read more»

In conjunction with the state's investigation, the New YorkAttorney General has referred the matter to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York and the Internal Revenue Service for criminal investigation.

The New York attorney general’s office announced a $250 million civil complaint against Donald Trump arising from its years-long investigation into the misleading financial practices of the former president’s real estate empire. Read more»

Conservative media strategist Steve Bannon arrives outside of the Manhattan district attorney's office on Sept. 8, 2022, to surrender himself on a six-count indictment in connection with allegedly defrauding donors to the We Build the Wall crowdfunding campaign.

A state prosecutor charged former Trump campaign strategist Steve Bannon on Thursday with six criminal counts related to a fraudulent fundraiser called We Build the Wall. Read more»

The Trump Organization's former accountant Allen Weisselberg, second from right, and his attorney Mary Mulligan, sit in a New York courtroom on Aug. 18, 2022. Weisselberg pleaded guilty to accepting more than $1.7 million in off-the-books compensation from the former president's company over several years, including untaxed perks like rent, car payments and school tuition.

Less than a week after a New York judge set a trial date for a tax-evasion case against the Trump Organization, Donald Trump’s longtime finance chief Allen Weisselberg pleaded guilty Thursday in Manhattan criminal court. Read more»

Answering questions under oath on Wednesday, former President Trump reportedly invoked his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination more than 400 times.

A New York state judge on Friday ordered Donald Trump’s company and his longtime money man Allen Weisselberg to stand trial in the fall on tax charges stemming from a long-running criminal probe into Trump’s business dealings. Read more»

The border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border along the Geronimo Trail east of Douglas, Ariz.

A federal judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the criminal case against a Colorado businessman accused of laundering money from a bogus charity that milked about $25 million from private donors who thought they were funding the construction of former President Donald Trump’s border wall. Read more»

The border wall at Sunland Park, New Mexico.

A juror who said fellow members of the panel had a liberal bias appears ready to cause a mistrial in the case against one of the co-founders of a bogus charity to privately build former President Donald Trump’s border wall. Read more»

Stephen Bannon, Kris Kobach, and Brian Kolfage during an event in Sahuarita, Ariz., in February 2019.

A federal jury began deliberations Tuesday afternoon at the end of a three-day trial against Timothy Shea on the fraudulent fundraiser called We Build the Wall started by former President Donald Trump’s former political strategist Steve Bannon. Read more»

Stephen Bannon, Kris Kobach, and Brian Kolfage during an event in Sahuarita, Ariz., in Feb. 2019.

The federal trial began for Timothy Shea, one of Steve Bannon’s cohorts in the We Build the Wall fundraising fraud - Bannon was pardoned by then-President Trump, while Brian Kolfage and co-defendant Andrew Badolato both pleaded guilty last month. Read more»

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